OTA says states play key role in creating diversity, organic options in agriculture
October 8, 2015
Organic Trade Association Executive Director and CEO Laura Batcha told the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) that state agriculture directors are critical in the creation of much-needed policies that provide more choice and opportunity—including the organic option—in today's U.S. agricultural system.
Flavors include Regular, Strawberry, Raspberry, Peach, Mango and Cherry Lemonades, as well as Limeade
June 19, 2015
As summertime heats up, Santa Cruz Organic® lemonade beverages are a way to celebrate the summer organically. The lemonades contain no artificial preservatives and have long been a favorite summertime treat for picnics, barbecues, family trips and gatherings.
New research and promotion program could be a major step for organic
May 12, 2015
In a groundbreaking move for the nation's organic sector, the Organic Trade Association (OTA), in collaboration with the GRO Organic Core Committee, on Tuesday formally petitioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to begin steps to conduct a vote on and implement a research and promotion check-off program for the organic industry.
OTA survey: More families than ever choosing organic as they learn about benefits
March 20, 2015
According to a new survey by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) of families across the nation, today's moms and dads know more about organic, and empowered with that knowledge, more parents are deciding to purchase organic than ever before.
Organic Trade Association submits formal request to change the set of stringent guidelines that the organic industry must abide by
December 1, 2014
Acting on extensive feedback and input from its members, the Organic Trade Association (OTA) on Thursday filed two petitions with the National Organic Program to amend the National List of substances that can be used in organic production and processing – in one case strengthening the requirement for organic ingredients and in the other, removing a non-organic substance from the list.
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